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Best Sunday roasts in Eastbourne

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Brit or new to the UK, chances are you’re a fan of a classic Sunday roast.

Tender meat, crispy potatoes and roasted veg with a heavy-handed pour of gravy – and, of course, a good ol’ Yorkshire pudding – how could anyone resist a hearty plateful? If you’re craving a proper Sunday roast next time you’re in Eastbourne, there are plenty of places from which to choose. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular spots you should try.

The Crown & Anchor 

A traditional pub which has been beautifully refurbished, The Crown & Anchor is known for its classic pub grub. Sunday roast is served from midday until 9pm so, whether you’re after a tasty lunch or a roast dinner, it’s a great choice if you’re in Eastbourne. Meat lovers can choose from grass-fed roast beef, crispy pork belly or slow roasted lamb shank, while there’s a delicious homemade nut roast for vegetarians and vegans.

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The Pilot Inn 

If you’re looking for the best Sunday roast near Eastbourne, get yourself down to The Pilot Inn to try its offering. The stylish, award-winning country pub doubles as a B&B and is located at the bottom of the stunning South Downs National Park. All food served at the inn is freshly sourced from local suppliers, so you know exactly where it’s come from and you can feel good about enjoying it, too.

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The Marine 

Described as a “truly traditional English quality pub”, The Marine has been serving locals and visitors alike for over 40 years. The food (including its famous roasts) is served from 12pm to 9:30pm on Sundays but, if you’re hoping to enjoy one of the best roasts in Eastbourne, you’re better off arriving early so there’s no chance of missing out. The meal is an extremely popular choice for diners at The Marine – so, as the saying goes: you snooze, you lose! 

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Bibendum prides itself on providing simple, tasty pub grub in generous portion sizes. It offers Sunday roasts from £12.50 and is located in the centre of Eastbourne. Your meat of choice is served with roasted garlic potatoes, honey-roasted root vegetables, seasonal vegetables, homemade Yorkshire pudding and a rich gravy. You can also opt for additional sides like cauliflower cheese, extra veg and extra potatoes.

If you’re in the mood for some exceptionally good British food, why not treat yourself to a Sunday roast in Eastbourne? Book your train tickets with Southern today!


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